Neurosurgery : About

US News 2013 Neurology

Image Caption

Ochsner has gained both regional and national recognition as a leader in neurosurgical services. Our multidisciplinary team, consisting of adult and pediatric neurosurgeons, nurse practitioners, and nurse clinicians, offers a comprehensive approach to care for a wide array of neurosurgical conditions. Our four full-time neurosurgeons and affiliated neurosurgeons perform over 1,000 surgeries every year. For more information, or to schedule an appointment, please call us at (504) 842-4033.

Adult Neurosurgery

Ochsner offers a full range of adult neurosurgical services such as complex spinal surgery (including those requiring instrumentation), peripheral nerve, cranial and cerebrovascular neurosurgery, as well as endovascular techniques for the treatment of cerebral aneurysms and arteriovenous malformations. The following are some of the more common neurosurgical conditions that we treat:

  • Brain Tumors
  • Spinal Tumors
  • Aneurysms
  • Arteriovenous Malformations
  • Herniated Discs
  • Traumatic Injuries to the Brain and Spine
  • Pinched Nerves/ Peripheral Nerve Injuries
  • Spinal Fusions
  • Myelomeningiocoeles
  • Syringomyclia
  • Acoustic neuromas
  • Trigemenal neuralgia
  • Hydrocephalus

Pediatric Neurosurgery

Our pediatric neurosurgical services include care and treatment of children suffering from congenital defects and traumatic injuries of the brain and spinal cord, as well as a wide array of other neurosurgical conditions, including:

  • Brain Tumors in Children
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Birth defects of the brain and spinal cord
  • Traumatic brain and spinal cord injuries
  • Craniofacial reconstruction (cleft lip and cleft palate)

For more information on pediatric services, visit Ochsner Medical Center for Children.